Program Description: 
The Hand Conference is a multidisciplinary conference designed to teach hand and upper extremity anatomy, surgical techniques, therapy modalities, imaging and diagnostics, outcomes, and evidence-based medicine relevant in modern day hand surgery. This conference brings together multiple sub-specialties (e.g., Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Imaging, Hand Therapy) who are able to collaborate on cutting edge modalities in the treatment of complex hand conditions. 
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Upper Extremity
  • Hand
  • Congenital Hand
  • Hand Injuries
  • Transplantation                                                                
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Hand Therapists
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Appraise and compare new techniques and technology in the field of Hand Surgery and apply innovations to patient care
  • Explain current practices and emerging literature in Hand Surgery
  • Improve the patient experience through the knowledge and expertise gained at the Hand Surgery Conferences
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Patrick Hettinger, MD
Program Director of Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, MCW
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 


Julie Salentine
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3851
Series date: 
01/01/2022 - 7:00am CST to 12/31/2022 - 8:00am CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Hand Conference
Series location: 
Virtual Conference
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium or Virtual
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Extensor Tendon Injuries 01/05/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Nerve Repair and Transfers 01/19/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Rheumatoid Arthritis 01/26/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Vascular Disorders/Compartment Syndrome 02/09/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
CRPS: Patient Approach and Pain Management to Maximize Care 02/16/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Tetraplegia 02/23/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Obstetric Brachial Plexus 03/02/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Dupuytren's Contracture 03/09/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Thumb Arthritis 03/16/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Avascular Necrosis 03/23/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT